Jiayun Elvin Ong

Postdoctoral Fellow


My book manuscript develops a theory of opposition coalition formation in electoral autocracies. I provide evidence for the theory by examining how opposition elites form pre-electoral alliances in the Philippines, South Korea, Malaysia, and Singapore.



Research Classification

Political Regimes (Democracy, Monarchy, Federalism, Parliamentarism, etc.)

Research Interests

Authoritarian Regimes
Political Parties
Opposition Coalitions
Political Institutions
game theory

Research Methodology

Mixed methods



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